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bungee jumping

n.
The sport of jumping usually head-first from a great height while attached to a secured bungee cord.

bungee jumper n.
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bungee jumping

(ˈbʌndʒɪ) or

bungy jumping

n
(Extreme Sports) a sport in which a participant jumps from a high bridge, building, etc, secured only by a rubber cord attached to the ankles
[C20: from bungie, slang for India rubber, of unknown origin]
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bun′gee jump`ing


n.
the sport of jumping off a high structure to which one is attached by bungee cords, so that the body springs back just short of hitting the ground or water.
[1975–1980]
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Translations
bungee jumping
elastikspring
benjihyppääminen
bungee jumping
バンジージャンプ
번지 점프
bungyjumping
การกระโดดจากสะพานหรือหน้าผาสูง
môn nhảy bungee

bungee jumping

[ˈbʌndʒiːˈdʒʌmpɪŋ] Nbungee m, banyi m; (from bridge) → puenting m, puentismo m
to go bungee jumpinghacer bungee or banyi; (from bridge) → hacer puenting or puentismo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

bungee jumping

القَفْز بحِبال bungee jumping elastikspring Bungeejumping μπάντζι τζάμπινγκ banyi, puenting benjihyppääminen saut à l’élastique bungee jumping bungee jumping バンジージャンプ 번지 점프 bungeejumping strikkhopping skoki na bangi bungee jumping прыжок с помощью эластичного троса bungyjumping การกระโดดจากสะพานหรือหน้าผาสูง bungee jumping môn nhảy bungee 蹦极跳
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It is an easy enough walk, and depending on the time of day, you will see bungee jumpers throwing themselves off the bridge, kayaks and rafts bouncing on the white water rapids, and perhaps even a microlite or helicopter buzzing away overhead.
The fact that bungee jumpers accelerate faster than freefall (Biezeveld, 2003; Heck, Uylings & Kedzierska, 2010; Kagan & Kott, 1996) was not utilised in the revamped LLA, but is a possible extension for extended experimental investigations in Years 11 and 12.
In Middlesbrough, a host of bungee jumpers helped the Brian Clough statue fund smash through the PS30,000 mark.
84-year-old Penka Baleva, a Bulgarian woman, is now an idol for young bungee jumpers, an Austrian daily has said.
The impact of seeing these animals in the wild is both exhilarating and humbling; emotions similar, I imagine, to those pumping through the veins of first-time bungee jumpers.
While bungee jumpers can choose optimum, uncongested locations such as bridges, the workplace does not provide the same luxury.
FULL METAL JOUSTING History, 9pm Despite what some bungee jumpers may have you believe, extreme sports weren't invented in the 1990s.
? Around 135 bungee jumpers leapt from a bridge at the same time in front of a roaring crowd.
Bungee jumpers are attached to an anchor line and crew members - who have been through rigorous training - double-check safety at every stage.
I'm not scared of heights but my palms start to sweat and as I look over at my colleague he seems to be just as startled as I am, letting out a soft and slightly worried "wow!" Avid skydivers or bungee jumpers might not think anything of it but those who are used to having two feet on the ground may feel like they're battling Mount Everest.